|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Wed, 14 Jan 2009 06:38:37 -0800 (PST)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] FUDS, VOCs: Former Schilling Air Force Base, Salina, KS|
Salina seeks control of groundwater cleanup By DUANE SCHRAG Salina Journal (KS) January 14, 2009Sometime later this year, a coalition of Salina public entities will decide whether to accept a check -- a really large check -- and, in exchange, assume responsibility for cleaning up contamination from the former Schilling Air Force Base.
How large the check will be isn't settled. The local entities -- the city of Salina, the Salina School District, Kansas State University at Salina and the Salina Airport Authority -- have one number in mind, while the federal government, which currently is responsible for the cleanup, has another.
"It's a lot of money," was all that Tim Rogers, executive director of the airport authority, would say Tuesday about the figure. "The goal is to receive a settlement that funds a 30-year work plan. I'm confident we will get that."
... For the entire article, see http://www.salina.com/news/story/schilling-1-13-2009 -- Lenny Siegel Executive Director, Center for Public Environmental Oversight a project of the Pacific Studies Center 278-A Hope St., Mountain View, CA 94041 Voice: 650/961-8918 or 650/969-1545 Fax: 650/961-8918 <email@example.com> http://www.cpeo.org _______________________________________________ Military mailing list Military@lists.cpeo.org http://lists.cpeo.org/listinfo.cgi/military-cpeo.org
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